Updated 2022 – 8 London Hotels With a View of Big Ben

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Updated 2022 – 8 London Hotels With a View of Big Ben

Updated 2022 - 8 London Hotels With a View of Big Ben

Did you know, Big Ben is actually the short name for the big bell in the Elizabeth tower? Whichever name you’re familiar with, the tower is a cultural icon of London and one of the most famous tourist attractions in the world. The Big Ben clock is also known to be reliable because since it was completed in 1859, the tower has only been damaged once. To make sure you’re always on time to follow your vacation schedule, why not stay at one of these hotels with views of Big Ben? Your dream holiday in England will surely come true.

1. London Marriott Hotel County Hall

London Marriott Hotel County Hall 1

Located on the banks of the river Thames, the London Marriot County Hall offers views of Big Ben and the Palace of Westminster. In order to experience the splendor and history, you don’t need to leave the hotel – this hotel was once London’s majestic and antique city hall. The London Eye is right next to the hotel and Waterloo Station is about 10 minutes away.

2. Park Plaza Westminster Bridge London

Park Plaza Westminster Bridge London

Along the river to the south is London’s Park Plaza Westminster Bridge, opposite the House of Parliament and Big Ben. The hotel offers luxurious views of Westminster Bridge and Big Ben. The rooms are large, modern and luxurious – featuring black marble and cool furnishings. Be sure to make a reservation at the award-winning Brasserie Joël and Ichi Sushi & Sashimi.

3. Shangri-La Hotel at The Shard, London

Shangri La Hotel at The Shard London

Occupying floors 34-52 of the UK’s tallest building, the Shangri-la Hotel at The Shard offers panoramic views of the capital. You can definitely see Big Ben, although you have to use the faucet provided in the room for a clearer view. Shangri-la rooms are luxurious offerings with body-fitting mattresses, floor-mounted bathroom heaters and mirrors with TV screens.

“This hotel is perfect, with great views and indescribable food,” – Jordan, UK.

4. Park Plaza County Hall London

Park Plaza County Hall London

Modern and family-friendly, London’s Park Plaza County Hall is a great stay for large groups or families. The location is about a few minutes’ drive from the River Thames and the London Eye. Some rooms offer views of Big Ben, so be sure to ask for these when booking. The rooms are beautiful and come in a variety of shapes and sizes to suit every need – there are studios or suites if you’re traveling in a group.

5. The Savoy

The Savoy

Opened in 1989, The Savoy is steeped in history, class and elegance. This hotel has stayed with famous people such as Sir Winston Churchill, Frank Sinatra, and Katherin Hepburn. The rooms offer panoramic views of London landmarks such as Big Ben and the London Eye. You can expect first-class service, beautiful decor and delicious food.

6. Four Seasons Hotel London in Park Lane

Four Seasons Hotel London in Park Lane

Located amid Hyde Park and Buckingham Palace gardens, the Four Seasons Hotel on Park Lane offers great views of the city and gardens. The rooms are contemporary and elegant in design, while the rest of the hotel is decorated in a black and red color theme. This hotel is a great choice for those wishing to visit the West End, or shop on Oxford Street.

“The staff is very friendly – great location, delicious food, comfortable beds – also the bonus of traveling with Rolls Royce and the late check out service are some very interesting additions.” – Yousef, Kuwait.

7. Premier Inn London County Hall

Premier Inn London County Hall

One of the more affordable lodging options along the Thames is Premier Inn London County Hall, right next to the London Eye and about 350 meters from Waterloo Station. The location of the inn is across the river from Big Ben and Parliament Square, so make sure you book a room with that view. The location of this hotel is in a prime area. You will certainly get a clean and comfortable room with a room equipped with a luxurious Hypnos mattress.

8. Plaza on the River

Offering clean, comfortable rooms like home, and beautiful river views, Plaza on the River is a great choice for those who are looking for a luxurious stay but still with a homey feel. Make sure you ask for a view of Big Ben at the time of booking! Some rooms are equipped with a kitchen and a washer and dryer. If your visit to London is long enough, then this accommodation is for you. Vauxhall Tube and the train station are just a short walk away!

“The view from this plaza is amazing especially at sunset and before sunrise when the Thames turns blue. Service, daily chocolate gifts and bottles of VOSS mineral water were a nice touch.” – Ahmad, Saudi Arabia.

Stunning views of Big Ben

Big Ben and the Palace of Westminster are amazing places. Imagine how much history these places have witnessed! Witnessing both places during the day and night, from the comfort of one’s own room, is an experience that most people cannot enjoy. Usually it takes a struggle to be able to enjoy the view of this clock tower, neck is sore from constantly looking up, for a photo. Make sure to book a room in advance because these inns are first-class properties and are sure to disappear from the market quickly.